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Trip Overview of Everest Base Camp Trek 5 – 7 days

Everest base camp trek 7 days is the most iconic trek that takes the foot to the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). Not only Everest, During the trek, but you can also see five eight thousand meters above the hill from the one point. Nowhere in the world, you will get a replica of this place. The trekkers on the EBC are increasing every year. Due to beauty, peace, culture, and, most importantly, its uniqueness. Everest Base Camp 7 days is a short trekking package. For those who have a limited time frame is unable to do it due to the lack of time we introduce the package called “Everest Base Camp Trek  7 days.

It offers you a great adventure bringing an unforgettable experience. The overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu region, which consists of five of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals. This trek is truly unique and memorable. Similarly, during the trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle, which will surely amaze you.

Everest base camp trek 7 day

Everest base camp is also the short trek to Everest.  No Doubt Everest base camp trek is one of the famous treks in Nepal. As Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, most of the people wish to trek to Everest base camp. Normally Everest base camp trek takes 15 – 18 days to complete.  But for those who have a busy schedule and want to complete in a short time then, you can trek to Everest base camp within seven days.  This trek is not that expensive. Seven days trek to Everest base camp compromises of alpine forest, Khumbu region, and snow camp mountains. One week trek to Everest base camp is the shortest trek., it is also a very much challenging trek. You will have to hike for 7 – 8 hours a day.

You need to be physically fit and mentally prepared for this trek.  It does not require any special training however, having some experience with some short trek and hike might be helpful.  Everest base camp also includes other peaks whose height is more than eight thousand like Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft.) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft).  The walk through the legendary trail form where conqueror walked through to climb Everest.  You will also be trekking to the exciting village, Namche Bazar.

Enjoy the trekking in Sagarmatha National park

You will get to observe the local lifestyle of the people living in the Everest region. Sagarmatha national park is the protected area where hundreds of species of flora and fauna are found also falls on the Everest base camp region. Kala Patthar is the highest point on this trek. From here you will get the exquisite view of enormous Mount Everest.

People living in the Khumbu region are mostly Gurung and Sherpas following Buddhism. That is why you will find many small and big monasteries on the way. 5 days Everet view trek is perfect for people who have a busy working schedule. You will be walking through typical traditional villages, lush forests filled with oaks and pines, crossing the high suspension bridges, being with the loyal and friendly local people, enjoying the awe-in spring views of the mountains and its landscape.

Everest base camp trek 5 days

Everest base camp trek 5 days has been a center of attraction for trekkers and climbers since 1953. Designated on the lap of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha). This trekking takes you to the land of Sherpa’s where romanticist finds their every step following the footsteps of Hillary, Tensing and other explorers.

The Everest trek 5 Days trail climbs through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain. Offering some of the most spectacular scenery and challenging trekking experience in Nepal. The Everest trek 5 days a very well known mountain trek. From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Kosi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche.

Everest trek 5 days is starts from Lukla after a 35  minutes’ flight from Kathmandu. In Season time, the flights are from Ramechhap. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu ( Oct, Nov, and March, April, Lukla flights are from Ramechhap Manthali Airport). You get to see a fantastic view of the Himalayas from the plane.

After leaving Lukla, Everest trek  5 days path is a relatively easy walk with ups and downs to Namche Bazaar. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River until you begin the climb to Namche Bazaar. The hike till Namche isn’t generally exceptional in terms of the view. You get to walk on different terrain and cross staggeringly high suspension bridges. Namche is the hub to start and end the Everest base camp trek and many other trekking routes in the Everest region. From Namche, we do a day trip to Syangboche Airstrip Everest view hotel and take a helicopter flight to Kalapathar’s best viewpoint on the earth stop there make great photos and come down to Lukla with looking Everest base camp.

Short itinerary to Everest base camp trek 5-7 day

As usual, you will be starting your journey from Kathmandu. You will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. The flight reaches within 35 minutes to Lukla. After that, you have to trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft) which is at a distance of 2 – 3 hours. The next day you will be hiking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft). The distance between Phakding and Namche Bazar is 11.3 km and takes about 5 – 6 hours. You will have to stay at Namche Bazaar. The next destination in this trek is the Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,697 ft.).

Trekking distance between these places is 10.4 km and the time to trek is 4 – 5 hours. Now you will have to trek form Tengboche trekking to Dingboche (4,350 m/14,272 ft.) and the trekking distance is 12 km which takes 5 hours. Your next destination is Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4,940 m/16,207 ft.) which is at a distance of 9 km. the final destination of this 7 day Everest base camp trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft.) you will enjoy the view of the mountains from Everest base camp and trek back to Gorakshep (5,170 m/16,961 ft.) &you will be trekking back to Lukla via helicopter. You will stay overnight at Lukla and next morning you will have fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and final departure.

Best time for trekking

Everest base camp trek 7 days is a very short time for trekking. So in order to trek properly and enjoy the trek, you must know the perfect time for trekking.  Since this trek is limited time trekking so you should not delay your trek.  You must have knowledge about the weather and temperature about the time that you are trekking.  So there are two seasons for trekking in order to complete this trek within 7 days. The trekking time must be pre-monsoon and post-monsoon since monsoon might delay your trek.

Pre-monsoon

Pre-monsoon is the spring season in Nepal which falls on the month of Feb, March, April, and May. He weather during this month is very stable. Spring season is also considered as the best time for trekking and hiking any place in Nepal. The temperature ranges from 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and falls to 8 – 6 during night time. You can get a clean and crystal clear view of the mountain during this month. It will not get any barrier because of the weather during this time.  It is also said that the mountains in Everest base camp come to its best during this season. Many rare animals and birds come out from their hibernation during this season. Pre-monsoon season is the peak season for trekking to 7 day Everest base camp trek so you will have to book your trek early.

Post monsoon

Post monsoon is the autumn season in Nepal which falls during the month of September, October, November, and December. This season is the second-best time for trekking and hiking experience in Nepal. The temperature goes to 14-20 degrees Celsius during day time and 5 – 10 degrees Celsius during night time. As post-monsoon is fallen after winter season in Nepal, the vegetation and environment look refreshing. This time is best for visiting nay places in Nepal because many of the Nepali festivals falls on this month.

There is some chance of snowfall so you can enjoy the spectacular view of mountains like Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft.) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft) in their real form. This season is not that crowded so you may have the whole trekking trail by yourself. One week trek of Everest base camp is best during this month.

Food and accommodation during the trek

There are small and big hotels on the trail where you can stay and have food.  But as you start gaining altitude the facility and number of hotels on the trail are decreasing. There are many tea houses on the trail.  In the 7 day  Everest base camp trek most of the hotels will provide you Dhal, Bhat, Tarkari, and Dedho which is also the national food of Nepal. These food are considered to be rich in protein and other ingredients as well. You will have to eat your food in the right amount. Because eating too much will can make you sick and not eating May altitude sickness.

They will not cost you more for food. You will have to manage your trek according to the accommodation facility of that place. Sometime you will have to stay at the teahouse also. Hotels and teahouse will provide you the basic facility for accommodation i.e. bed, sometimes Wi-Fi, share washroom, and others. You will have to carry a water bottle wherever you go because keeping your body dehydrated is very important.

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Gear list for one week trek

Here is the list of things that you will need to have before trekking to evert base camp. the most important gears are -20 degree sleeping bag and also you can get sleeping bag liner, Down or Goretex jacket, good trekking boots cover the ankle ( please break it before your trek). Walking stick, medium size quick-dry towel, a headlamp with extra batteries. Also the sun lotion, and cold cream, good sunglasses. We are mentioning some ideas for what to take as below.

First aid kit

You will need to carry a first aid kit because there may cause any type of accident on the way. The first aid kit should include some bandage, paracetamol, antiseptic cream, eyewash, and others. If you are trekking with a guide then they might have it but if you are trekking alone then you have to carry a first aid kit.

Water purifier and water bottle

Water on the Khumbu region may not be safe to drink. So you will have to carry a purifying tablet with you. A water bottle is also very important. You will have to keep drinking water to stay away from dehydration. Drinking water while trekking will also minimize altitude sickness and many other problems.

Portable charger

Khumbu region is one of the remote places in Nepal. There might not be electricity available all the time. If you are bringing any electronic device like a phone, camera or Kindle make sure that you carry a USB charger with you.

trekking poles

Trekking poles are very important while hiking to Everest base camp trek 7 days to the mountains region. Carrying trekking poles is will make it easy to walk on the snow and minimize your foot pain. But you have to make sure that the trekking poles are lightweight so it will be easy to carry.

Hiking boots

Hiking boots are also one of the main things that you will have to carry for trekking to Everest base camp.  These boots are lightweight and very easy to walk. For trekking Everest base camp within 7 days these hiking boots are very important as you will be able to walk fast and comfortably.

Toiletries

The number of tea houses and hotels in the Everest base camp trek 7 days is very low. And some of the hotels are not well facilitated so it is better to carry your toiletries by yourself. In addition to that suing the hotel, toiletries are not safe. toothpaste, soap, facecloth, prescription medications, glasses/lenses, shaving gear, feminine hygiene products, wet wipes, hand sanitizer are some of the things that you will have to carry.

Other things

This trek can be completed within a short period of time so you will not have to carry many gears. Clothing that you carry must be light-weighted. Another thing that you will need to carry during this trek is Hat, sunglass, Rainproof jacket, Gloves, Wool hat, socks, etc.

 

The highlight of trekking

Ø  View of mountains

The main reason Everest base camp trek 7 days is that you can get the mind-blowing view of the mountains. To see the world’s highest mountain from Kala Patthar is just incredible. You can get to see the snow cap high mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and more from all 360 direction.

Ø  The aerial view of the mountains

The best thing about it is you will get to hike the trek as well as can have the aerial view of the mountains. You can have the opportunity to see the mountains both from the ground and from the air.  You will get the best view of mountains like Mt. Ama-Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and Thamserku from the air.

Ø  Namche Bazar

Sherpas are very friendly and open-hearted people. Visiting Namche Bazar is very fun and enjoyable. Normally people trekking to Everest base camp take a day off from the trek to visit Namche Bazar. You can also buy different handmade Nepali items on Namche Bazar.

Ø  Explore the culture

Through this trek, you will get to explore different cultures and religions.  One of the oldest monastery Tengboche monasteries which hold many beliefs also falls on the trail to Everest base camp. Along with that, there are many small monasteries and temples on the way. Also, if you visit the Everest base camp during some festivals you can observe the culture and tradition.

Ø  Interact with Sherpa people

Far from the crowded city, It will let you experience the most beautiful time of your life. The nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view.  Friendly people with a distinct culture and ethnicity, monasteries, etc. are the critical factor of this trek. Above the Himalaya brings you the Everest Base Camp 7 days trek with unlimited fun. Enjoyable memories, and a remarkable trip. With the professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.

The difficulty of trekking

Everest base camp trek 7 days is not that easy thing to do. You will have to be prepared for this trek. Doing some yoga, basic exercise and swimming might help you to be physically fit for this trek. Besides these people with any kind of disease cannot to this trek. You should be completely healthy for doing this trek. As you will trek to the highest base camp in the world. So, you might have altitude sickness on the way.

You will have to take the necessary precautions for minimizing altitude sicknesses. Lukla airport is a very dangerous airport in Nepal. So you will have to book your trekking according to the weather and temperature of the Everest base camp. This trek has a time limit so you will have to cover a large distance in a single day. Trekking can be possible only two season autumn and spring season.

How much does it cost?

The cost of trekking in Nepal has been greatly affected by the recent political upheaval in Nepal, and the current Government has implemented many new taxes and costs to ensure that people working in the hospitality industry, such as hotels, guest houses, restaurants, and tourism are paid fair and equitable wages. Daily needed things prices to hike up, meals and rooms cost in Everest base camp trek 7 days increased seasonally, as in the rest of the world, fuel costs have been increasing on a regular basis and due to a severe shortage in Nepal prices vary from day to day.

However, even though we at Above Himalaya Trekking have been affected by these factors, we continue to offer the best services to our customers at a nominal cost. the cost of our standard package for the trek full board package from arrival to departure is USD 620  per person. in the group 1 guide and 1 porter on 2 people basis, in a big group we can have some cost-sharing and can be the little cheaper basis if we need to run the trek for just 1 person there is 1 guide who will help to carry the bag and this will make your trek cost down.

How is the Everest base camp trek 7 days itinerary looks like

This itinerary is designed especially for those who have limited time and want to be at the top of Kalapathar and wanted to see Everest base camp. the itinerary is quite tight so you need to be fit and able to walk 7 hours most of the days. if you have a longer time you can choose our other easier packages. There are different options you can take depending on itinerary and how much time you have. Think about this first you are planning to step in and choose which of our packages is good for you.

Things you will experience in the trek

  • You will get insight into the culture of Sherpa people with warm Sherpa hospitality and also get familiar with the guides, which make your trip more memorable.
  • You will get the chance to enjoy your trek, which begins from Lukla, passing through the valley of Dudh Koshi to Namche Bazar and from there to the foot of Mt Everest.
  • During your journey, you will come across breathtaking scenes-lush green farmland, fast-flowing white rivers. Remote Buddhist monasteries, glacial pools, the splendid panorama of snow-capped, rocky mountains, and finally before you the monumental Mt Everest.
  • The best places to see Mount Everest up close would be a trek up to Kala Pathar or Gokyo as both lies in the Everest Region.
  • You will get the chance to walk for approximately 4 -10 hours each day through the rough, rocky, and gravel-strewn. Most of the trek involves long paths that go up and then down, and the ground is not the paved line.

Everest Base Camp Trek 5 – 7 days - Trip Info

Duration: 07 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Trek Grade: Difficult

Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m.)

highest Altitude: Kalapathar (5,545m/18,192ft.)

Best time to visit: February to May, September – Mid December are the best seasons.  During the winter months from December to Mid February, it is cold and can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.

Trekking dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 12 people.

Trek Grade: Difficult

Everest base camp trek 7 days is difficult to grade treks are 5 to 7 hours walking each day one or two days are a little longer too and some days are shorter. The trails are mixed starting part is well- marked and wide and the upper part is mostly less well-traveled, rockier underfoot and steeper. we are making an acclimatization day in our difficult trek after trekking3,4 days. The difficult trek goest up to 5500m height.

This is the zone of less oxygen and our bodies start to notice and adjust to the reduced air pressure (and therefore reduced availability of oxygen) We ask that you have a good level of fitness and stamina: if you’re comfortable going on multi-day walks in mountainous terrain in your home country you swim, cycle, run or take a fitness class a couple of times a week you should find this trek within your means. You don’t need to be an experienced trekker to enjoy this trip but you should feel very comfortable hiking in the mountains,. The chances of altitude sickness are hight on this trek so you need to trek slowly and drink plenty of water and carry enough warm clothing.

Equipment Renting and buying: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment. We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.

Your trekking luggage:  You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis to carry your luggage. the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg as we never overload our porters. however, you only carry your valuables in your backpack., including your sleeping bag, and down jacket; other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation in Everest base camp trek 7 days

Accommodation in the Everest base camp trek 5 days is a local lodge or in teahouse. There is a luxury to basic tea houses, on this package we use a basic tea house lodge. You will sleep in a basic room with a bed, mattress, bed cover, and pillow. You need your own sleeping bag and better to have a sleeping bag liner also. The facilities are quite basic at the lodge. Some places there is no electricity but they have solar power in the dining room and. You can charge your battery for cell phone and camera at extra cost.

Food: you will have a choice of food during the Everest base camp trek 5 days. Most of our trekking package is a full board basis, which covers your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose the food from the menu at tea house prices that are fixed by a National park or conservation area project. There is local to international hygienic food choices.

We suggest you eat at the same tea house where you stay. To be vegetarian is better in high altitude and remote area. The meet items are carried in a long way, so not fresh. The typical Nepali food is Dal Bhat ( Rice lentil, mixed vegetable curry, and pickle)

For breakfast, you will have a choice of pancakes (plain, apple, cinnamon, lemon, etc.) served with peanut butter or honey; porridge; egg items (scrambled, boiled, fried, omelet); bread (toast, chapatti). Lunch and dinner you can have Nepali local food Dal Bhat, pasta, pizza, garlic soup, momos, curry, macaroni, and other rice and noodle-based dishes are served.

Your Trek Leader and Support staff

Your Everest trek 7 days is leading by or experience trekking guide and porter who are joining you from Kathmandu. All of our guides have trained for and attained a Trekking Guide license provided by the Government. The license exam is organized by TAAN and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHAM) every year. They have vast knowledge about the trekking trails and kinds of medical treatments and emergency services of first aids, altitude sickness, and other relevant issues. Your belongings will be safely taken by our Porter, making your walk easy, more pleasant, and comfortable. Our porter will carry a maximum of 30 kg in total for 2 trekkers’ bag. If you have any extra weight, We suggest you hire another porter and will cost extra cost.

Transportation: Lukla Flight

To start our Everest base camp trek 7 days k we will fly to Lukla. which is a small Sherpa village, is located at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level. Kathmandu to Lukla flight offers you spectacular views of 18 highest peaks, and interestingly, four of them lie above the altitude of 8000 meters. It is about 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. however in busy season time flight are divert from Ramechhap to Lukla, To get Ramechhap you need to drive 4 hours. We will take you to the airport and back to the hotel by private transport 2 times for the trip.

 

Passport and Visa info

First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months’ validity from the return date.  You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport. USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days for single/multiple entries. If you get a visa till 30 days It is USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency. USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days for single/multiple entries

You can get a Nepal visa prior to arrival from the Nepalese Embassy in your home country. Likewise, you can easily get an upon arrival visa at Kathmandu airport and other different borders from Nepal.

We find that most travelers find themselves in difficulty as sometimes; they don’t carry money to get a visa at the time of their arrival. There is no ATM inside the visa section. Though there is a provision of ATM outside, it is more likely that sometimes it doesn’t work. So, for your comfort, we recommend you bring the cash US$ to get them on arrival visa.

Money Exchange for the trek

For your extra money to trek in Everest trek 7 days you can exchange to Nepali rupees. Nepal banknotes comes in Rupees, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in Rupees 1, 2, 5, and 10 denominations. Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized money exchangers. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too, Although their rates are quite low so better you can exchange in the city.

You can also get money from ATM machines there are many in the city and it allows you a maximum of 40,000 per day. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency (non-Indian currency) in the hotel. It also applies to book your trekking and tour. During the Gosaikunda trek, you need local Nepali rupees for your extra expenses. So you can carry enough amount for the trek there are no ATM facilities along the way except Dhunche.

Note: Most of the Bank and Money changers in Nepal will not accept foreign currency notes that are old, torn, or faded. Please ensure that you have new, clean notes

 

Drinking water during your Trek:  

 We suggest you at least drink 3/4 liters of water per day while you are on the Everest trek 7 days trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.

You can take water purification tablets and iodine liquid to purify the water. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.

 Showers and electricity – Most of the tea houses in the Everest base camp trek 5 days have a solar hot shower and have cold showers available. Few of them have gas Guizar or electricity hot shower. Few places every charge the cost for hot showers for the extra cost of around USD 3 to 4. Electricity is usually available in most part of the route with hydropower, you are able to charge your battery for cameral and phone, normally they charge extra cost about USD 1 to 2 for full battery charging.

Everest base camp trek 7 days  trek  group size

Our Everest base camp trek 5 days group sizes are quite small and from 2 people to 10. We always make a small group to reduce the impact on the environment and to enable us to provide a more personal service. The maximum group size on most of our treks/tours is 12 and the minimum group size is 2. if you are a single traveler we also operate a private solo trip for you. After the COVID 19 pandemic, we are now making our trekking group size in a 10-person limit, this also makes it easy to provide you the best service and look after all of you from your trekking guide and porter. So any number are you are don’t matter you can book your trip with us we are happy to run the best holiday for you.

Health and Fitness:

The main things to trek in Nepal need your positive thinking and you need to able to walk 5/6 hours in the rocky trail. You can be fit for the trek before you arrive here by doing small exercises in your home country. The more stamina you built up is easier to trek for Everest base camp trek 5 days. To boost your stamina you can do running, cycling, Zumba, or some yoga practices. You will be walking 5 to 7 hours a day during the so be prepare for your legs. The best exercise you can do in-home is squats and lunges.

Altitude sickness:  Please note that the 7 days itinerary makes it a very tight way and no rest day. This is only for the very fit trekkers. The early symptoms are a headache, extreme fatigue, and loss of appetite. The only cure for Acute Mountain Sickness is to descend. When we climb slowly, avoid alcohol during your trek, eat crabs food, drink ¾ liters of water daily will help you.

Communication during the Everest base camp trek 5 days.

In Everest base camp trek 7 days the use of internet service will be available at the lodges with some extra service charge. while you are on the trail there are telephone facilities in many villages.  Now You can contact your family and friends via the lodges. Our guide has a cellular phone and We’ll communicate to them frequently to know the trek and your health. Furthermore, we are making sure to make sure you’re fine, safe, feel right, and have everything up there. Also, the easy way now is you can get the local sim card on arrival at the airport which has a 4g/3g network in most of the route.  Now Most of the places in the trekking route have wifi service available Normally Wi-Fi works every part of the trek in lodge/lodges which will be provided with a minimal fee or someplace have free.

Travel rescue Insurance

We suggest you have a full travel insurance package that covers medical, personal accident, emergency evacuation, furthermore, it should also include, trip cancellation, loss of gears, natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage, etc. While you trek in the high altitude some time you get illnesses, small injured, or get sick. If you will get any problem and get ill or injured during your trek, Above the Himalaya trekking will taking care of you and in an emergency, we will rescue you.

If small injuries and health problems and altitude sickness are getting during the trek. Our staff will descend to you immediately. For the more serious medical issues, emergency  Above the Himalaya trekking company will arrange a helicopter rescues for you.

We need a guarantee of payment from your Insurance company or a cash deposit or a promise in Kathmandu. While you are trekking with Above The Himalaya Trekking, we will arrange the travel rescue insurance and initial payments. We will claim the refund to your insurance company again. Make sure when you buy the insurance it should cover bother rescue and medical assistance. We suggest you giving your full insurance information while you book your trip with us. For an emergency case, this will help us to arrange a quick and effective rescue operation and get emergency medical help.

Everest base camp trek 7 days Package Cost

Everest base camp trek 5 days cost depends on your group size how you travel by bus or private car and your trekking staff. Our package includes a trekking guide, porter, transportation by private car. It also includes the necessary trekking permits, accommodation meals, all service charges, and taxes. You can do the half board package also just hiring guide, porter, get permits. for your meals and accommodation during the trek, you can pay by yourself also. You can browse these pages more for details price and trip dates.

Tipping Info:

In the hospitality industry of Nepal, the workers except for some tips while you are in your tour or Trekking

While you are on the tour and trekking, you can tip to the guide and porter. Normally, people tip 10% of their payable amount. If you have booked the full board package for your trekking and tour. but if you just hire guide and porter service you can tip differently like a per day calculation basis.

We don’t suggest tipping while you have something to eat at the restaurant as they have already taken a 10% service charge, and 13% Government Taxes. However, while you enter the hotel, the bell boy may expect some tipping.

Flight delay/cancelation  and changes in the itinerary:

Be aware that Lukla flights are based on weather conditions can sometimes lead to flight delays or changes. We always endeavor to make sure you reach your destination on time. And for our Everest base camp trek 7 days, we will re-arrange your ticket to the next available flight.

In the case of delaying Lukla flights, the client is responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation costs. If you wish to make alternative arrangements such as Helicopter flight to avoid flight delays, all additional costs would be your responsibility.

in case of flight delays to Lukla on this Everest base camp trek 5 days, we will endeavor to accommodate you with the same hotel you use in Kathmandu on your arrival day. if It is not available we will look for other hotels for your availability until we have a confirmed flight for you. We will adjust the itinerary to ensure you get as much time as possible in the mountains. This may mean reducing/removing the Kathmandu nights at the end of the trip.

If in case the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is canceled you will be asked to cover the additional night cost and food as well. You will be rebooked for your flight the next day. If flights can not operate due to extremely bad weather: In extreme conditions, the regular flights cannot operate. In such cases, We can assist you by providing helicopter service for your Everest luxury trek. You will be asked to pay this extra cost (less the regular flight ticket price). You may wish to place a claim for this with your insurance company on return to your home country

Trip extension

After completing your Everest base camp trek 7 days, if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. You can go to Chitwan National park for a Jungle safari tour or can do a day Rafting trip.  Pokhara is a famous place for different adventure activities like Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Bungy Jump. We can arrange different tours and put these extra activities as optional tours and They are not included in your package cost.

You can arrange these activities with us at a good discounted price.  If you need a hotel or flight ticket services after the trek we can arrange at a reasonable cost. you can do the tour in Kathmandu city also or join a 1-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours.

 

 

 

Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek 5 – 7 days

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. It is about 35 to 40 minutes of flight, In a clear weather day, we can see the best mountain view from the plane. After landing at Lukla we will go to the lodge to meet our porter and start our journey. Today we are trekking to Phakding an easy and pleasant walk. On walking in our trail we will get the best view of  Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and Kwongde Range. .

Today we are trekking to Namche Bazar. Start our journey after a delicious breakfast at Phakding. We are following the Dudh Koshi river valley to the north. We are crossing the small suspension bridge with the pine forest view. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, We will arrive at the small village of Monjo, from here We will trek to Jhorsalle. We will also pass small waterfalls and other culturally and naturally interests places. When we cross the bridge before starting our climbing to Namche Bazaar we will see the first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m), and Nuptse (7879 m). We are starting the steep climbing to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). This village will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.

This is the shortest itinerary in the Everest region so we will not have a rest today.

After breakfast, we start our trek with a pleasant walk trail through the forest with a magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma. After passing the small settlement of Sanasa the trail drops towards Phunki Thanga (3250m).  The trail then ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche at  3870m., home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of the Khumbu.  Tengboche provides spectacular sites of snow peaks and Himalayan giants like  Kwongde (6187m), Tawache (6542m), Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse  (8618m), Amadablam (6856m), and Thamserku (6608m). Climb steeply through forests of dwarf firs and Rhododendrons to the Tengboche monastery, the largest in  Khumbu region. Overnight stay in Guesthouse

 

Early in the morning you are likely to be rewarded with views of mountain and monasteries in Tengboche. Our trail moves downwards to Imjatse Khola that passes through the forest of birches, conifers, and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward, the trails pass through several Chortens, Mani walls, and rural villages as well. On the way, we will have an enchanting view of Ama Dablam. On arrival at Dingboche, we will enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. The view goes impressive from Dingboche. There, we can see Island Peak and Mt. Makalu. At night we will stay at Dingboche.

We continue your journey from Dingboche through the high alpine region to the end of Luboche and stay overnight there. Today we turn right and take a steep climb towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. When we arrive at a small place of Yak herders Dusa,We willfollow the  narrow valley  and  continue through Phulung Karpo, of the campsites during the first successful Everest Expedition in 1953.

The trail heading you gradually climb up until Duglha at 4620m. We can see the tip of Nuptse from here as well as Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. From  Dughla the trail ascends the broad, gently slopping valley and climb steeply into the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier then left in to the memorial area  Chukpilhara

After breakfast, the trek continues gently climb and sometime direct ascent to a nearby glacier. Today we will trek in the grassy ablation valley with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gorakshep. Ahead on the trail we see the crest of the north ridge of Everest along with Mt.   Pumori, Mahalangur,  Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, etc. After a brief lunch and rest, we take the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once vast Gorakshep.  The walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the walk passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp. It will be about 4 and half hours trek up to Everest Base Camp and back  to Gorakshep

Today morning is the last moment at the mountain village, you can say a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu about 40 minutes. you will go to your hotel and have a relaxed time and enjoying the hot shower and meals.

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Cost Includes

  • Transfer to Airport and hotel for Lukla flight by private vehicle.
  • Trekking guide who certified and licensed from Government and got training on high altitude sickness, first aid.
  • Local trekking porter from Lukla
  • Trekking staff, food, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, clothing.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and back Kathmandu flight ticket.
  • Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter flight
  • Local Tea house also called guest house/ lodges twin sharing during your journey.
  • Your daily meal   (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). you can choose your meals from the menu, there are different types of food available.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Everest trekking permit
  • Local permit fees for Khumbu Gaunpalika
  • The guide will carry basic medical supply first aid kid.
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. (If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us before you arrive in Kathmandu so that easy for us to prepare.)
  • All the trip information and details for the trek.
  • Government taxes and service charges.
  • Trekking Complete certificate of Above the Himalaya

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Gratitudes for trekking staff.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
Fixed Departure Date & Cost
YearStart DateTrip DurationCost/PersonGroup SizeJoin Group
2021 Jan 10 07 Days US$ 1980 2-10 PaxJoin Group
2021 Jan 20 07 Days US$ 1980 2-10 PaxJoin Group
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    Trip Duration
    7 days

  • Tri Destination

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    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

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    2 to 16

  • Accomodation in Trip

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    Tea house/Lodge

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    Maximum Altitude
    5500m

  • Trip Difficulty

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